Who files the notice of appeal?
If you were represented by the Public Defender’s Office at the trial level, a Public Defender Appellate attorney will prepare and file a notice of appeal.

If you were not represented by a public defender at the trial level, the attorney who represented you should file the notice of appeal.

Occasionally, individuals will file their own notice of appeal.

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1. How do I get a Public Defender?
2. When will I meet with my Public Defender?
3. How can I help my attorney?
4. What type of cases does the Public Defender’s office handle?
5. Why was I told to contact your office within in 2 days of being released from jail?
6. Where and when can I get a copy of my police report?
7. What is a preliminary hearing?
8. What happens at the Initial Pretrial Conference?
9. Why was my hearing vacated?
10. Who has a right to file a notice of appeal?
11. How much time do I have to file a notice of appeal from a Superior Court case?
12. Who files the notice of appeal?
13. Who has a right to file a PCR (petition for post-conviction relief)?
14. How much time do I have to file a PCR?
15. I missed my court hearing, what do I do?
16. Can I get my attorney right now because I want to get my bond reduced?
17. How often should I expect to hear from my attorney?
18. I was told my case was “Scratched.” What does that mean?